Daughters and displacement: migration dynamics in an Indonesian transmigration area

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Abstract

Considers response of indigenous people to constraints and opportunities posed by the Indonesian government's transmigration program in North Lampung, Sumatra. Importance of migration to the livelihood of the group; Description of female migration in the context of customs confining unmarried women to the house; Discussion of the development of factory migration, focusing on changes in intrahousehold power relations and decision-making in the community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-166
Number of pages24
JournalThe Journal of Development Studies
Volume38
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002

Keywords

  • Indonesia
  • North Lampung
  • West Java
  • female migration
  • factory migration
  • social network

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